Five volumes relating to expeditions to Hudson Bay kept by Walter Kinnes and David Esplin on board the SS Active.
Whaling Log Books of Walter Kinnes and David Esplin
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 254 MS 333
- Dates of Creation1902-1908
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.12 linear metres
- Digital Materials
Walter Kinnes ship log book, 1906
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The volumes consist of four log books and one volume showing various lists kept by Walter Kinnes and David Esplin on board the SS Active during expeditions to Hudson Bay and Straits and also relates to Mica mining. The volumes were found in Lornty House, Blairgowrie owned by the Grimond Family. It is thought that the volumes were not Grimond possessions but possibly belonged to a tenant of Lornty, Captain Taylor who rented the house for a year or two c 1970.
Chronologically within series.
Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.
Donated to the University Archive by Grizelda Grimond.
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Alternative Form Available
No known copies.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
The records are on paper.
Fonds level description compiled by Jennifer Johnstone, Assistant Archivist, December 2011.
Conditions Governing Use
Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.
The records were created by Walter Kinnes and David Esplin on board the SS Active during expeditions from Dundee to Hudson Bay. They were found in Lornty House, Blairgowrie, possibly belonging originally to a tenant of Lornty.
Location of Originals
The material is original.